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Books by survivors of the crash:
"Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home" by Nando Parrado and Vince Rause https://bookshop.org/books/miracle-in-the-andes-72-days-on-the-mountain-and-my-long-trek-home/9781400097692
"I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives" by Roberto Canessa and Pablo Vierci https://bookshop.org/books/i-had-to-survive-how-a-plane-crash-in-the-andes-inspired-my-calling-to-save-lives/9781476765457
"Out of the Silence: After the Crash" by Eduardo Strauch, Mireya Soriano, and Jennie Erikson (translator) https://bookshop.org/books/out-of-the-silence-after-the-crash/9781542042956
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This video was largely informed by "Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors" by Piers Paul Read, "I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives" by Pablo Vierci and Roberto Canessa, and "Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home" by Nando Parrado and Vince Rause. Thank you to these authors, especially Mr. Canessa and Mr. Parrado for their candid, earnest, thoughtful accounts of survival.
Special thanks to Margarita Abadie for her guidance on the pronunciation of names!
***SELECTED SOURCES/ADDITIONAL READING***
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
Read, Piers Paul. HarperCollins Publishers, 2003 (reissue).
Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
Parrado, Nando; Rause, Vince. Crown Publishing Group/Random House, Inc., 2006
I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives
Canessa, Roberto; Vierci, Pablo. Atria/Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2016
"Story Of The 1972 Andes Plane Crash In ‘Out Of The Silence’"
"70 Days Battling Starvation and Freezing in the Andes: A Chronicle of Man’s Unwillingness to Die"
"Haunted by cannibalism: ‘I will never forget that first incision’"